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What the weather will look like in Nigeria on Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted possibilities of thunderstorms and rainfall activities over most parts of the country on Wednesday. NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Tuesday, predicted that central states would experience cloudy morning with moderate rains over Ilorin and Mambilla Plateau. It added that thunderstorms were likely over most places in the afternoon and evening period with day and night temperatures of 26 to 31 and 16 to 23 degrees Celsius respectively. The agency predicted that Northern state would experience cloudy morning over most parts with localised thunderstorms over Sokoto, Gusau, Yelwa, Katsina, Souther Borno and Kaduna in the afternoon and evening hours. It also predicted day and night temperatures of in the range of 27 to 31 and 19 to 21 degrees Celsius respectively over the region during the forecast period. According to NiMet, Southern cities will experience moderate rains over Shaki, Abeokuta, Ikeja, Ondo, Ibadan, Calabar, Port Harcourt, Warri, Yenegoa and Eket axis in the morning hours. “In the afternoon and evening period, there are chances of moderate rain over most places with day and night temperatures of 28 to 30 and 20 to 23 degrees Celsius respectively,” NiMet predicted.

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Buhari Leaving Nigeria Again

President Muhammadu Buhari will be speaking at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. The 73rd UNGA is scheduled to hold at the United Nations headquarters from September 18, 2018. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema made this know to journalists on Tuesday in Abuja. ” Rated by 47 guests 4.1 / 5 Welcome Centre & Hotels ” Mr Onyeama said that the President will use the opportunity to canvass for a permanent seat at the United Nations and for a Nigerian to emerge as the President of the General Assembly next year. “It is an opportunity for the President to put forward Nigeria’s position globally, the ideas and vision as a global community”, he said. “President Buhari will be addressing areas such as eradication of extreme poverty, maintenance of international peace and security, human rights, highlights on humanitarian activities, tackling climate change and promoting environmental sustainability”, Onyema added. The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the United Nations, with equal representation for member states. “ Pop quiz – mention the one hotel in Lagos, Nigeria that does it all? Need a clue – watch this video……… pic.twitter.com/i6Lwvokven — Welcome Centre Hotel […]

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LSE alumni charge offer holders to be good ambassadors

Members of the London School of Economics Alumni Association of Nigeria (LAAN) have charged LSE Offer Holders to be good ambassadors of Africa. Speaking at an Event held at the Welcome Centre Hotels, Lagos – They further advised them to abide by the laws of their host country and shun acts that could bring their names and that of the country into disrepute. Speaking at the weekend during a pre-departure seminar for the holders, chairman of the event, Hilary Onukogu, noted the necessity of looking beyond the foreign degree. LAAN also disclosed plans to commence its mentorship programme by the first quarter of 2019, assuring that it would ensure the personal growth and long-term development of members. Describing the London School of Economics (LSE) as a mini United Nations with over 150 nationalities, Onukogu urged the holders to grab the opportunity to meet potential world leaders and in turn bring investors to Nigeria. “Open your minds because you are meeting potential investors; make the best of your time and invest in your future through networking with others across the globe. “It is not enough to get a degree and come back; this journey you are embarking on is beyond academics. […]

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Lagos to unveil tourism master plan

Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, has disclosed that Lagos State will unveil its Tourism Master plan later this month. He said it is a way to give legal backings to all its efforts in developing the tourism sector and make the state the preferred destination for business, leisure and entertainment. Ayorinde spoke at the opening of 14th edition of Akwaaba Travel and Tourism Fair in Lagos on Sunday. Represented by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr. Fola Adeyemi, Ayorinde noted that tourism had become a major source of revenue and employment in many countries. He said: ‘’We have also been engaging and partnering the private sector in promoting Lagos as a prime destination with the private sector. We have actually supported private organisations in the entertainment and tourism sector, and in some cases engaged in partnership with them in organising social events to promote movement of people into the state. We consider it essential to deploy resources to support these social events, in spite of constrains in available resources, so that they would become more competitive and sustainable.” He noted that the state would leverage the unique opportunities provided by the expo to […]

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Nigerian Multi-Millionaire Femi Otedola To Run For Governor Of Lagos State

Femi Otedola, a Nigerian multi-millionaire and one of the country’s most successful businessmen, will reportedly run for governor of Lagos next year, stoking expectations of an expensive fight to take charge of Nigeria’s premier industrial and commercial epicenter. According to a report by Nigeria’s Punch newspaper, the 55-year-old oil magnate will run on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s opposition party. Otedola will run against Akinwunmi Ambode, the incumbent Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), during the 2019 general elections. Dele Momodu, a venerable Nigerian journalist and close friend of the business mogul, disclosed on Tuesday via his Instagram and Twitter handles that Otedola has accepted to run for the Lagos State governorship election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. “ ” “Lagos 2019 promises to be interesting. PDP offers Femi Otedola governorship ticket. He’s accepted and confirmed personally to The Boss newspaper,” Momodu said. Otedola, whose late father, Michael Otedola, was governor of Lagos state from 1992 to 1993, is the controlling shareholder of publicly traded Forte Oil, an oil marketing and power generation company. Originally a Nigerian subsidiary of British Petroleum (BP), Forte Oil has more than 500 gas stations […]

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Lookman set to dump England for Nigeria

Everton youngster, Ademola Lookman will choose to pledge his international future to Nigeria and not England, according to reports. The British-born winger has represented the Three Lions at under-19, under-20 and under-21 youth levels, as well as helping them to the FIFA U20 World Cup title in 2017 by scoring three goals at the tournament. Lookman is eligible to play for the Super Eagles through his Nigerian parents but was born in Wandsworth, England. The 20-year-old, who spent last season on loan at Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, has made the decision to change allegiances to Nigeria. It is understood he turned down the opportunity to play for Nigeria earlier in 2018 after meeting up with the president of the Nigeria Football Federation. Lookman set to dump England for Nigeria

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APC Gubernatorial Lagos Contest Just Became Interesting

Two new aspirants for the Lagos State governor under the All Progressives Congress’ umbrella emerged on Tuesday, fuelling speculations that all was not well with the incumbent governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, and a national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu. The aspirants, who were former commissioners in the state, Dr Obafemi Hamzat and Jide Sanwoolu, were said to have claimed to have Tinubu’s backing. The incumbent governor, Ambode, was also said to have the APC national leader’s backing when he declared on Monday. A visit to the party’s state secretariat on Tuesday did not yield fruit as the office was deserted by party officials. However, some workers at the secretariat said the trio of Ambode, Hamzat and Sanwoolu were likely to contest the governorship ticket in the direct party primary billed to come up in two weeks’ time. However, reports from sources said the mandate group controlled by Tinubu had endorsed Sanwoolu. A source said, “Sanwoolu is now the man to beat. Did you see the Lagos APC Chairman, Tunde Balogun, and other big APC chieftains at Ambode’s second-term declaration?” Another source said, “The governor (Ambode) got a clearance from Tinubu before picking the party’s nomination form.” An online news platform, […]

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Top Ten Fertility Foods

One of the most difficult situations in a marriage is when a couple tries unsuccessfully for years to have children. However people often ask when is the right time to seek professional help? Medical advice states that a young couple who have been trying to conceive for over a year with no success should make an appointment with an infertility specialist. If you are over 40, then make an appointment after six months of trying. Infertility specialists will use a series of tests to determine just what the problem is. The tests will involve examining the woman’s fallopian tubes, uterus and studying the quality of your eggs. They will also investigate the quality and quantity of the man’s sperm. It is important that the man is also be investigated because on average 40% of the time the fault, if any, lies with the man. Childless couples often go to extremes trying various remedies to be able to conceive. Sometimes they are no easy fixes but it is easy to adopt a healthy eating regime to increase your chances of conceiving by avoiding certain foods and consuming a select few. Kick-start your fertility by working towards a healthy weight for your […]

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LAAN Holds Pre-departure Event For London School Of Economics Offer Holders

On Saturday, August 25, members of the London School of Economics Alumni Association of Nigeria (LAAN) gathered at the Welcome Centre Hotels, International Airport Road, Lagos to celebrate with and send forth London School of Economics offer holders at a well-attended pre-departure/destination event. The London School of Economics and Political Science, founded in 1895 is today one of the most renowned social science universities in the world. Among other things, the LSE has a cosmopolitan student body with over 9,400 full-time students from 145 countries and about two thirds of the students coming from outside the UK. The school has a highly international student body with over 100 languages spoken on LSE’s campus with an influential network of over 100,000 contactable alumni in over 190 countries with over 70 active alumni groups, LAAN being one of them. “Going to #LSE is a huge investment, leverage on it as a school of research, build yourselves, connect, create and make your stay in London worthwhile.” @GuardianNigeria reports on the #DestinationLSE event that took place in Lagos last weekend: https://t.co/icUVuq83uD pic.twitter.com/o3DF12SnYv — LSE Alumni (@LSEalumni) August 28, 2018 In all, quite a number of past or present world leaders and personalities have studied, […]

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